Ladies enjoying their new run

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mcliff3, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. mcliff3

    mcliff3 Out Of The Brooder

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    We moved the 4 week old chicks outside during the week and they seem to really enjoy the run! Plenty of new things to scratch for outside!

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  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    They sure do look like they are enjoying their new run! It's always so nice to get them outside and in some fresh air with plenty of stuff to scratch about in :D
     
  3. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are sooooo cute! :love :D
    Mine are almost 3years old and almost 14 weeks old. So they aren't cute anymore. lol
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Note the extreme joy your chicks are displaying at finally being able to act like real chickens. This just isn't possible when chicks are confined to a small brooder indoors. I used to brood that way, too. Then I discovered outdoor brooding, and my chicks get to act like chickens from their very first day.

    If you read my article on outdoor brooding, it will show you all the many benefits it has over indoor brooding, freedom and precocious development being just a couple. It's linked below this post. You may want to consider it for next time you get new chicks. You benefit, too.

    There's nothing more gratifying than watching baby chicks become the chickens they are.
     
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  5. mcliff3

    mcliff3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replies everyone! [​IMG]

    Any idea what breed Amber (the lady sitting on my knee in the bottom picture) is?
     
  6. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    She looks identical to Lucy one of my newest four EEs. If her legs and feet are a slate grey or greenish color instead of white or yellow, then she's an EE. (Easter-egger).
     
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